A contemporary water feature, surrounded by green plantings, creates a calm, serene backyard oasis. The trickling sound of water flows into the home, therefore, provides a place for respite and meditation. The stainless steel pergola with round concrete support columns replicates the house architecture. In addition, designates an area for gatherings. Our client wanted a one-of-a-kind water feature with a bridge made of travertine pavers where they could experience the water … [Read more...]
It is Never Too Early To Plan Your Pool Project
Pools are great places for family and friends to enjoy each other's company on hot summer days. Land & Water Design is dedicated to helping people have such wonderful experiences. But, for those living in these Virginia and Maryland counties: Fairfax, Prince William, Montgomery, Carroll, Howard; and Anne Arundel counties, here is some very important information for you to understand when planning your pool's project. Essentially, these counties have very strict environmental regulations … [Read more...]
What Is A Landscape Architect?
A residential landscape architect is responsible for the overall design and development of outdoor living spaces. Often confused or lumped in with landscape designers, a landscape architect is a degreed professional with expertise in site analysis and design development, whose role it is to ensure both functionality and beauty in the finished product. What’s the Difference Between A Landscape Architect and A Landscape Designer? While anyone may refer to himself or herself as a landscape … [Read more...]
Looking for a Backyard Oasis?
Dive Into A Custom Crafted Pool! If you think high-end dream pools with waterfalls and custom landscaping are found only in the backyards of movie stars, think again. With today’s technology and virtual 3-D design software, pool builders can design a high-end luxury pool that transforms the landscape of any homeowner into a spectacular dream get-away. Unlike pools of the past that were used strictly for swimming during the summer months, today’s pools are an extension of living space. … [Read more...]